Items tagged: firefighter recruitment

Firefighter Recruitment Update: Oral Board Interviews Completed

Firefighter Recruitment Update: Oral Board Interviews Completed The Firefighter recruitment process continues as scheduled with part one of oral board interviews completed last week. Candidates who pass the written examination and submit all required application documents are invited to participate in oral board interviews. Oral boards are structured interviews that are used to assess candidates’ […]

Firefighter Recruitment Continues

The firefighter recruitment process is continuing on schedule. Two hundred and three applications were submitted by the application deadline of October 2nd. This is consistent with the number of applications submitted during previous recruitments and a very positive result given the uncertainty of conducting this recruitment during the pandemic. Fortunately, the testing vendor, National Testing […]

Firefighter Recruitment Opens

Staff from the Fire and Human Resources Departments have collaborated to launch the 2020 Firefighter recruitment process. Applications are being accepted at through October 2, 2020. The testing process will culminate with the 2021-2023 Eligibility List that is scheduled to be approved by the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners in February 2021. In […]

Champaign Connection Airs Episode 53

On the latest episode of Champaign Connection, Lock It, Hide It, Keep It – that’s the latest message the police department wants to share with the community. There has been an increase in vehicle and residential burglaries around the area this year. We’ll find out how the police department is responding to these outbreaks and […]

Entry-Level Firefighter Recruitment

The Human Resources and Fire Departments administer programs to recruit and select a diverse group of qualified candidates for entry-level Firefighter positions.  Recruitment efforts for 2014 successfully yielded an increase of 15 applications from 2012. The Human Resources and Fire Departments hosted an optional study session for the written exam on September 17.  The study […]